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Wednesday, March 06, 2013
Planning Your Trip to the Eiffel Tower The Eiffel Tower is among the most visited landmarks in the world, with millions of people each year traveling to the “city of light.” Tourists are regularly looking for the best travel deals for this trip of a lifetime and, luckily, there are many options for those traveling to the Eiffel Tower. Here are a few of the most popular ways to travel to Paris. Airplane—Online aggregate sites like TripAdvisor and Travelocity can help you find the least expensive flight from your location. Tickets can be expensive, however, but by planning your trip to avoid peak travel times and searching a variety of websi ..
Monday, March 04, 2013
The History of the Eiffel Tower It can be seen from almost any spot in Paris, towering over the buildings that surround it. Each year, millions of tourists come from all over the world to see one of the world’s most identifiable structures. But when it was built in 1889, the Eiffel Tower was intended to only remain in place for twenty years. Gustave Eiffel and his team of engineer’s built the tower in preparation for the Universal Exposition at the World’s Fair of 1889. The exposition was set to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the French Revolution, with the Eiffel Tower serving as a monument. The design of the tower was chosen from an open co ..
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Things to Do While Visiting the Eiffel Tower The Eiffel Tower is the central focal point of the city of Paris, visible from throughout the area. But as long as you are traveling to the area, you can check out most of the other landmarks in the area. Below are the few of the most exciting tourist attractions located close to the Eiffel Tower. Les Invalides—Just a half a mile from the Eiffel Tower, Les Invalides features tombs of notable heroes, including military leader Napoleon Bonaparte. Bonaparte’s remains were brought here in 1840, where they rest alongside members of his family and others who fought alongside him, like army general Comte Bertrand. Avenue  ..
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Travellers Can Now Take French Lessons In Brisbane Being on the road can be difficult for those taking a class. When traveling through Australia, many visitors showed an interest in taking French Lessons In Brisbane, but many courses wouldn’t allow students to break things up. Acknowledging the need for transient individuals to take French Lessons In Brisbane, though, several locations are now offering French for travellers in Brisbane. For someone coming to the area, contacting locations prior to your visit can get you enrolled ahead of time. If you’re already taking a course in your hometown, the best option may be French Lessons In Brisbane one-on-o ..
Monday, July 09, 2012
What is Tour de France? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WSoUsxXfiqk Tour de France is recognised world-wide as one of the most prestigious and arduous cycling racers, that a competitive cyclist can compete in. Every year the cycling world watches over France, and the surrounding countries that Tour de France passes through, with anticipation and intrigue. International viewers can watch the race on television, or keep track of their favourite cyclists via the Internet. The length of the race is one of the key attractions to Tour de France. Cyclists can be on the road for over 21 days, and the race track spans 3,600 kilometres. This length of time provides great pressure t ..
Monday, June 04, 2012
Corporate French Course in Australia Your corporation can support your staff through a French course Brisbane. Many businesses need to converse and interact with other cultures. If you provide products or services in the tourism industry, you will know the importance of having staff who can converse with customers in their home language. French (http://www.ilcf.net/diplomas-exams/national-education-board-diplomas-delf-dalf/delf-diploma-in-french-language-studies-23007.kjsp?RH=1195728078734) is also a very common language, and staff who can speak this language will always be an asset to your company. If your business has clients or business partners in Europe, you  ..
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
French for Travellers Courses in Brisbane French courses Brisbane offer travellers the opportunity to learn a new language and enrich the experiences when travelling abroad. There are many, many countries around the world that use the wonderful language of French, (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6g9CNuwRCPs&feature=related) either as their national language or as a common secondary language. The benefits of learning French (http://french.about.com/od/vocabulary/ss/mostcommonwords.htm) as a language for travellers, is that it is so widely used. The time you spend developing your language skills will be worth it, and wherever you are in the world, you will be ab ..
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Corporate French Classes Brisbane French classes Brisbane are available for corporations who wish to develop the skills and characteristics of their staff. Businesses know these days, the importance of developing and retaining quality staff, and also staying on the competitive edge of an international market. Many businesses are seeking new and innovative ways of training their staff, and are exploring the many corporate training and development classes and programs on offer in the Brisbane area. If your business is seeking new ways to extend he knowledge and skills of your employees, consider conducting corporate French classes. These can either be held in your Brisbane wo ..
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
TGV High Speed Train TGV (http://www.tgv.co.uk/Default.aspx?tabid=2772) is an abbreviation for Train à Grande Vitesse, which is French for high-speed train, and it is the primary rail network in France. When Japan started to develop the ‘Bullet Train’ or Shinkansen in the 1950’s, France started to explore other technologies, so it too could provide a fast, reliable, safe and efficient means of public transport. The French government investigated various options including trains that acted like hovercrafts, and the end result, which has proven to be a popular investment, is the TGV trains. TGV trains operate on a conventional track, and th ..
Tuesday, March 06, 2012
Information About Provence Provence is a region in South-Eastern France. It lies on the Mediterranean and is adjacent to the country of Italy. The attraction of Provence is the Mediterranean climate which allows for the enjoyment of warm nights, dry summers and mild winters. The environment is perfect for swimming in tranquil waters and enjoying a relaxing holiday filled with luxuries and exotic foods. The weather of Provence also allows for certain types of delicacies to be produced locally. If you experience the food in this area, expect to receive a rich range of sheep and goats products, and fresh foods from small local growers. The soil is of poor quality ..

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